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    Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes

    Sports Scholarships, Athletic Scholarships and Financial Aid for Student Athletes
    Approximately 1% to 2% of undergraduate students in Bachelor's degree programs receive athletic scholarships, a total of about $1 billion a year. Additional facts and figures concerning athletic scholarships may be found in the Backgrounder: Athletic Scholarships. Of schools with a NCAA affiliation, only Division I and Division II schools may offer athletic scholarships. Division III schools -- the most prestigious ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +32
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    Cancer Scholarships

    Cancer Scholarships
    Families who are faced with cancer undergo severe physical, psychological and financial strain. Students who are fighting cancer must often interrupt their education and cannot work to save money for college or participate in extracurricular activities. Students who are first diagnosed with cancer while in college should talk with the dean of students and the director of student financial aid at ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +29
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    Community Service Scholarships

    Community Service Scholarships
    Community service scholarships reward you for helping others. It's a nice way of doing well by doing good. In addition to the resources listed below, students who are involved in volunteering and community service should ask whether there are any awards available at the location where they perform their community service. It is quite common for hospitals and nursing homes, veterans ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +43
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    Scholarships for Average Students

    Scholarships for Average Students
    Ordinary students often ask whether there are any scholarships available to students who don't have an A average. This page lists some scholarships for average students. Although these scholarships don't require a high GPA, they do require excellence in a non-academic area. Every scholarship sponsor is trying to find the students that best fulfill their selection criteria. If the selection criteria ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +259
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    Weird Scholarships, Part 3

    Weird Scholarships, Part 3
    While definitely the most popular, unusual scholarships are oftentimes the most exclusive. Their eligibility requirements are strict, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find an unusual scholarship for which you qualify. This list of scholarships s organized according to some of the more common subcategories of unusual scholarships, such as physical characteristics, creativity, last name, sports, field of study, the final ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +44
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    2015 Scholarships

    2015 Scholarships
    Let’s kick off the New Year on a great note – starting with plenty of opportunities to pay for school for every student. We’ve found new and exciting scholarship opportunities for 2015 so you can begin your New Year with opportunities for a better tomorrow. Note: remember to keep checking back, too, because we'll keep updating with new and exciting scholarship ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +151
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    Beware: Student Scams!

    Beware: Student Scams!
    Con-artists target the weak, the naïve and desperate. We’re not saying that’s what you are, however, when you’re an inexperienced student, struggling to pay for school, you’re likely to seek out solutions to supporting yourself. This is exactly what they [the con-artists] are hoping for – your search coupled with vulnerability. Safe-guard yourself and your finances by becoming aware of scams ...
    Published about 1 year ago | Rated: +50
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    Scholarships 2014

    Scholarships 2014
    It’s time to kick-off a year new, which means new opportunities galore. In our eyes, that means new and exciting scholarship opportunities for anyone and everyone! Start the New Year off right by applying for the below 2014 scholarships but – wait – don’t stop there! Be sure to check out your 2014 scholarship matches for even more opportunities to make ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +46
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    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies

    Colleges’ Anti-Scholarship Policies
    What seems like an oxymoron may actually be reality. Colleges are making it difficult, if not impossible, for students to attend school completely free of charge, even if they receive scholarship aid. Often times, schools require students to pay a portion of their tuition bill out of pocket, regardless of the amount a student has been given for financial aid. What’s ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +32
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    Scholarships to Apply for NOW!

    Scholarships to Apply for NOW!
    Heading back to school? While that means you’re going to encounter great new courses, classmates and experiences, you’re also going to start getting larger-than-life tuition bills. It’s pretty difficult to handle those bills as a college or graduate student. But, what if it were possible to alleviate the anxiety with a simple solution? Good news – there’s a simple and effective ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +64
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    Scholarship Scam Red Flags

    Scholarship Scam Red Flags
    Scholarships are a wonderful option for students that would like help paying for school. As with anything good, there are people out there who will take advantage of students’ trust and hopes for the future. As a leading scholarship database, Fastweb screens all of the scholarships available on the site and does not charge anything for its services. There are, however, ...
    Published over 1 year ago | Rated: +40
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    JAY Z’s Scholars

    JAY Z’s Scholars
    Is there anything this guy can’t do right? His global fame spans from his rapping, record producing, acting, writing and his superstar wife, Beyonce. As if that weren't enough, JAY Z is also a philanthropist who has started a foundation that awards students a brighter future. The opportunities are available through the Shawn Carter Foundation, a charitable organization that was officially ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +92
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    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel

    Fastweb's Winner's Circle: Daniel
    Curious if people actually win scholarships through Fastweb? They absolutely do and here’s another $40k winner to prove it! Daniel Guerriero, 19, is going into his sophomore year at University of South Carolina who won GotChosen's GotScholarship $40k Give Away. [gate] How many scholarships did you apply for before you won this one? I only applied to a few, around 4 ...
    Published almost 2 years ago | Rated: +45
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    Melanie Foundation Scholarship

    Melanie Foundation Scholarship
    The Melanie Foundation Scholarship is available to students who are pursuing a doctoral or master's degree in the mental health field. [gate] To be considered, you must demonstrate past involvement in extracurricular, volunteer, research, and/or career-related activities. Deadline: 3/4/13 Website: Melanie Foundation Scholarship.
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +8
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    Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship

    Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship
    The Adult Students in Scholastic Transition "ASIST" Scholarship is open to non-traditional students who are past high school age and entering college for the first time or students who are re-training. [gate] You must demonstrate financial need, be at least 18 years old, and reside in the boundaries of an Executive Women International (EWI) chapter (a complete list is listed on ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +7
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    American Chemical Society Scholarship

    American Chemical Society Scholarship
    The American Chemical Society Scholarship is available to African-American, Hispanic/Latino and Native Americans who are enrolled in an accredited college, university or community college full-time. [gate] You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, demonstrate financial need, and be majoring in: chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, environmental science, materials science, toxicology. A minimum 3.0 GPA is required. Deadline: 3/1/13 Website: American ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +5
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    U.S. Bank Scholarship

    U.S. Bank Scholarship
    The U.S. Bank Scholarship is available to high school seniors and college undergraduate students. [gate] You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible for this award. Deadline: 5/31/13 Website: U.S. Bank Scholarship.
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +15
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    AFSA High School Essay Contest

    AFSA High School Essay Contest
    The AFSA High School Essay Contest is open to all high school students. [gate] In order to apply, you must submit a 1,000 to 1,250 word essay. The essay should focus on you imagining that you are a U.S. Ambassador, explaining what you as a diplomat would do, using the resources available to you as Ambassador, to improve the relations between ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Research Internship – American Cancer Society

    Research Internship – American Cancer Society
    The Research Internship is open to students with an interest in research and data analysis.[gate] Intern duties may include helping with household data from Africa, data analyses, literature reviews, helping with references and preparing articles for publication. You must have a bachelor's degree and one to three years of experience, knowledge of MS Office and SAS and/or Stata in order to ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +7
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    AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship

    AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship
    The AACT John Kitt Memorial Scholarship is available to sophomore, junior, and senior students who have a demonstrated interest in confectionery technology. [gate] To be eligible, you must be majoring in food science, chemical science, biological science, or a related field at an accredited four-year college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Deadline: 4/12/13 Website: AACT John Kitt Memorial ...
    Published about 2 years ago | Rated: +5
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